Are Waterproof Running Shoes Right for You?

Waterproof Running Shoes: Pros and Cons As it has finally gotten colder in most of the US, many runners are reevaluating their shoe choices for the winter months. One of the questions I frequently get asked is whether waterproof running shoes are a good idea or not. Like most things, the answer is, “It depends.” […]

Green Jewel 50k – Race Recap

Last Saturday was my 35th birthday, so I got the bright idea to run a 50k followed by 4 “bonus” miles to bring my total to 35 miles on my 35th birthday. Yes, in case you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m a numbers nerd gal. 😉 Green Jewel is a point to point race, […]

FAQ Friday: Is it safe to run in the cold, and what gear do you need to run in cold weather?

Winter Running Tips and Cold Weather Running Gear Is it actually safe to be running in subzero temperatures? The answer is YES, as long as you are smart about it and have the right gear to do it safely. While it is technically possible for cold air to damage your lungs, this happens at a […]

Evaluating your obstacles

Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead. I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:13-14 No matter what our goals […]

FAQ Friday: How do you stay motivated to run in the cold?

Motivation can be a struggle especially when the weather conditions aren’t ideal. My biggest source of motivation is simply understanding the physiological benefits from running in the cold. I know that it will make me a better runner in the long run as long as I am smart and know my limits.   My times […]